Josh Eddy has served as executive director of the California State Board of Food and Agriculture since February 2008. As executive director, Mr. Eddy is the liaison between the state board and the CDFA secretary on policy issues and initiatives that impact the agricultural community. In his role at CDFA, Mr. Eddy coordinates international trade activities for the department and assists on federal policy issues. He serves as the state marketing official for the Western United States Agricultural Trade Association and represents the CDFA Secretary within the Border Governors Conference and at the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley. Mr. Eddy is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento.